The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 86 81 89
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 8 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.52% 0.43% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.58% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
Average daily rate £425 £328 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.77% +25.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £297 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £624 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £33.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+40.15% -2.22%
Automated Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1190 1036 1086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 77.57% 73.53% 72.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 592 597
Average daily rate £380 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 35 55
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.44 £8.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £24.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automated Testing across the East Midlands region.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the East Midlands region.

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Automated Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 4 £250 - 4
Northamptonshire +14 3 £425 - 1
Nottinghamshire -11 1 £700 -6.66% 2
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 7 (50.00%) C#
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 5 (35.71%) SDLC
3 5 (35.71%) Test Management
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
4 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 4 (28.57%) QA
5 3 (21.43%) Selenium
5 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
5 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
5 3 (21.43%) ISEB
6 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
6 2 (14.29%) Simulink
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) ERP
6 2 (14.29%) DNA
6 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (14.29%) C++
6 2 (14.29%) OO
6 2 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (14.29%) CRM
6 2 (14.29%) MS Office

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
3 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
3 1 (7.14%) MSTest
General
1 2 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Tester
5 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Quality Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Software Design Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Test Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) LINQ
4 1 (7.14%) React
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) Sass
4 1 (7.14%) SOAP
4 1 (7.14%) WCF
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) WSDL
4 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 5 (35.71%) SDLC
3 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Test Management
4 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
5 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 2 (14.29%) CRM
5 2 (14.29%) DNA
5 2 (14.29%) ERP
5 2 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) V-Model
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
3 2 (14.29%) C
3 2 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
3 2 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) HP
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